M&A Activity Report for the week of 6/27/2022 – 7/3/2022

Jul 11, 2022

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Domestic Transactions:


To expand its geographic reach in Texas, engineering, planning, and construction firm KCI (Sparks, MD) acquired telecommunications firm AmChel Communications (Wylie, TX). Link to Details.



Architecture and planning company Callaway Architecture (Richardson, TX) joined HBG Design (Memphis, TN), a nationally recognized hospitality design firm. Link to Details.



Electrical engineering company DPB Engineers (Tustin, CA) joined with facilities planning and design firm Salas O’Brien (Santa Ana, CA), a merger that expands Salas O’Brien’s existing healthcare sector services and its ability to provide multi-disciplinary engineering services. Link to Details.



Forte and Tablada (Baton Rouge, LA), an engineering and land surveying firm, acquired Boyd Holmes Engineering (Baton Rouge, LA), a company that specializes in urban and rural bridge design engineering in Louisiana. Link to Details.



Consulting engineering, testing, and inspection services firm Applied Technical Services (Marietta, GA) acquired U.S. Forensic (Metairie, LA), a forensic engineering firm that provides evaluation, reporting, and expert witness testimony to clients nationwide. Link to Details.



Wilson Environmental Technologies (Grand Island, NY), a firm that specializes in wetland delineations, permitting and mitigation, steam surveys, and threatened and endangered species studies, joined Davey Resource Group (Metairie, LA), an environmental consultancy and urban forestry firm and subsidiary of The Davey Tree Expert Company. Link to Details.


Global Transactions:


Expanding its Geosciences and Engineering division, environmental consulting and services company RSK Group (Helsby, UK) acquired expert engineering consultancy Milner Associates (Bristol, UK) Link to Details.



Private asset management and investment firm CapMan (Helsinki, Finland) agreed to invest in SARC Architects (Helsinki, Finland), an award-winning architectural firm that specializes in designing and planning office, retail, and residential new builds and renovations.  Link to Details.



Capital Consulting International (London, UK), an independent consultancy for the insurance and construction industries, acquired commercial and project management consulting firm Hargreaves Jones (Manchester, UK). Link to Details.

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